saw off - definition and synonyms

phrasal verb [transitive]
present tense
I/you/we/theysaw off
he/she/itsaws off
present participlesawing off
past tensesawed off
past participlesawn off
  1. to remove something by cutting through it with a saw or a knife

    He sawed off a piece of meat from the bone.

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See also main entry: saw